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In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores comes out Nov. 11.
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November 3, 2013 The resourceful young violinist asked for brand-new encores — and, boy, did she get them. Hear fascinating works by 27 contemporary composers, written especially for Hilary Hahn.
The mountainside Montserrat monastery, north of Barcelona, inspired Paul Moravec to write a cello concerto.
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January 22, 2013 The Pulitzer Prize winner has written pieces inspired by places as far flung as Venice, New Hampshire and a monastery in the mountains of Northern Spain. These dramatically diverse locations spawned picturesque musical ideas ranging from classical to jazz to klezmer.
Dwight D. Eisenhower became president after an illustrious military career.
February 18, 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec mixes Revolutionary War music with Cold War sentiment in his setting of words from Dwight D. Eisenhower, as our Mr. President series continues.
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December 29, 2006 Brian McCreath is host of Classical Weekend on Boston-based NPR station WGBH. Here, he compiles a list of the five best classical CDs to emerge this year, ranging from the complete Mozart to the works of contemporary composer Paul Moravec (left).
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